24 Mar 2016

Full-Time Programme Development Funding Manager at VSO

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Programme Development Funding Manager

Role overview

To lead donor engagement and proposal development in line with VSO Nigeria strategy, including the development of partnerships and consortium, writing narrative proposals and developing project budgets.
• Support Country Office to respond to funding opportunities
• Advise on, and support the development of, consortia with other I/NGOs to ensure VSO is well positioned for upcoming funding opportunities
• Ensure programme design is informed by and aligns with donor trends and national development priorities – identify additional relevant development interventions, including advocacy, and cross cutting themes as appropriate.

Skills, qualifications and experience required

• Educated to degree level in an international development-related discipline preferred.
• Experience of living and working internationally (4+ years required).
• Extensive experience in multi-sector programme design in several countries.
• Proven track record in writing winning donor proposals for donors including USAID, EC, UKAID, SIDA and UN Agencies – including proven ability to develop log frames, monitoring frameworks, and theories of change.

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